War Memorials

Bellevue Park WWI War Memorial

The Leader – October 2017 A memorial built to commemorate those who made the ultimate sacrifice during the First World War has been unveiled. The memorial garden at Bellevue Park in Wrexham was officially opened [more]

40s

American GI’s at Hightown 1943

Beechley House, Kings Mills Road, Hightown. 10 of the 12 American GI’s (General Issue) Soldiers, billeted for a short while at Beechley House during the 2nd World War. Two of the soldiers were on duty [more]

1910s

The Great War Trenches

The Great War Trenches. Trench warfare characterised much of the fighting during World War One, particularly along the Western Front. Trench systems were complicated with many interlinking lines of trenches. Apparently, during the First World [more]

Burma Bell
1800s

The Burma Bell – Wrexham

In the late 19th century, when the 1st Battalion of the Royal Welsh Fusiliers returned from the Burma War, they brought back two magnificent brass bells from the Incomparable Pagoda (a Buddhist Temple) in Mandalay. [more]